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6th Annual CROWN Congress

March 7-9, 2017
The Westin Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA

An Elite Gathering of Clinical Decision-Makers Ready to Learn, Network and Engage on Topics Critical to the Effective Development, Execution and Management of Clinical Trials


Join The Avoca Group at the 6th CROWN Congress on March 7-9 at the Westin Philadelphia to engage with clinical operations executives and stay current on the latest trends impacting clinical trials.

Participate in the following interactive half-day workshop facilitated by The Avoca Group, whose Avoca Quality Consortium (AQC) is progressing the Patient Engagement dialogue among industry leaders.


Tuesday, March 7, 2017 – Workshop
8:30AM – 12:00PM

Embracing the Empowered Patient to Optimize Clinical Trial Operations

  • Defining patient centricity within the context of healthcare and research and where they intersect
  • Assessing the impact of the empowered patient on trial sponsors, CROs and sites, and their relationship with each other
  • Engaging the patient to improve quality and outcomes
  • Measuring the ROI of a patient-centric approach to clinical trial development and execution

Dennis-Salotti     Dennis Salotti, M.S., MBA, CCRA, Vice President, Operations, THE AVOCA GROUP

Lakshmi-Sundar     Lakshmi Sundar, Vice President, Strategy and Development, THE AVOCA GROUP

Caryn-Laermer     Caryn Laermer, Director, THE AVOCA GROUP



Thursday, March 9, 2017 – Conference Day Two

8:15AM – 8:30AM  Track Chair Introduction
Lakshmi-Sundar      Lakshmi Sundar, Vice President, Strategy and Development, THE AVOCA GROUP



Click here for full details, agenda, and registration.